Schedule (Summary)

- The full 2015 schedule can be found at the bottom of this page.

12-July: Basic data acquisition and control

Lecture: “Behaviour Technology,” Adam Kampff

Mini-Project: Arduino for DAQ and Control

13-July: Basic data analysis (with Python)

Lecture: Michael Brecht

Mini-Project: Psychophysics experiments

14-July: Automation

Lecture: John O’Keefe

Mini-Project: Home-cage monitoring and training (setup)

15-July: Animal training

Lecture: “Rodent Overview”, Zachary Mainen

Mini-Project: Home-cage monitoring and training (experiment)

16-July: Video acquisition: Optics, illumination and cameras

Lecture: “Fish Overview”, Mike Orger, Isaac Bianco, and Florian Engert

Mini-Project: Behaviour tracking (setup)

17-July: Computer vision

Lecture: Roger Hanlon

Mini-Project: Behaviour tracking (experiment)

18-July: Free-Day: Surf Lessons and BBQ

19-July: Closed-loop environments

Lecture: Tom Mrsic-Flogel and Sonja Hofer

Mini-Project: Closed-loop sensory control (setup)

20-July: Restrained (tethered) behaviour

Lecture: “Fly Overview”, Andrew Straw

Mini-Project: Closed-loop sensory control (experiment)

21-July: Virtual reality #1

Lecture: Iain Couzin

Mini-Project: Introduction to head mounted VR

22-July: Virtual reality #2

Lecture: Bert Hölldolber

Mini-Project: Human psychophysics in virtual environments

23-July: Mini-Project Recap

Lecture: Patrick Haggard

Sailing trip and mid-course party

24-July: Course project pitches, assignments, and brainstorming

25-30 July: Course project work (mid-point presentations on the 28th)

31-July: Project Presentations

1-Aug: Feedback and final party (with student demos)